Kerala Box Office : CIA Collection Report 2 Days
After months of awaiting, Dulquer Salmaan- Amal Neerad duo’s CIA aka Comrade In America was finally released last Friday (May 5). The movie opened to great response from the audience even amidst the Baahubali storm that has swept Kerala.
Though the reviews from critics were mixed, Dulquer Salmaan’s huge fan base ensured that the movie had a huge opening. On the first day, CIA grossed Rs 3.09 crores from the Kerala box office. The net value is amounted to Rs 2.48 crores with Rs 1.46 crores amounting as the producer’s share.
On the second day, CIA has grossed Rs 2.89 crores from the Kerala box office. Net amount is Rs 2.31 crores and the producer’s share is amounted to Rs 1.34 crores. Thus the sum total gross collections of CIA from the first two days in Kerala is Rs 5.98 crores.
CIA, written by Shibin Francis of Paavada fame is about a left supporting youngster’s journey through adverse conditions to the US for his love. Dulquer Salmaan played the role of Aji Mathew and his screen presence saved the movie from falling flat at low points. Debutante Karthika Muraleedharan played the female lead while Siddique, Jinu John, John Vijay, Soubin Shahir and Dileesh Pothen have essayed other supporting characters.
CIA is funded by the director’s own Amal Neerad Productions.